16 Best Skewer Recipes

Our skewer roundup has just enough recipes on it that you should be able to get through them all this summer. If not, you can always use your oven or stovetop. Because handheld noshing is welcome any time.

Grilled Pork Skewers with Five Spice

Just because you put dinner on the table pronto doesn't mean you have to sacrifice anything in terms of satisfaction. Not at all. The proof is here.
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Lamb Skewers ~ Kebabeh Sikhi

Marinated and grilled lamb skewers are subtly spiced and given a delicious char, making them the ultimate finger food. The intoxicating fragrance alone will make these a favorite.
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Sheet Pan Beef Skewers

We like this recipe because it’s both kid-friendly and kid-chef-friendly. But it doesn’t taste like it, we promise...even the adults will clamor for more. Did we mention barely any cleanup?
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Chicken Caesar Salad Skewers

These subtly flavored chicken skewers deconstruct the classic into separate, simple, spectacular components in weeknight-friendly fashion.
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Lemon and Garlic Chicken Kebabs

Sorta astounding just how balanced the flavors are in these quick and easy skewers that take just a handful of everyday ingredients.
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Thai-Style Grilled Pork Skewers ~ Moo Yang

We can certainly understand why street food catapulted into trendiness. Assuming, that is, it all tastes as soulful as these skewers that are hawked on seemingly every street in Thailand.
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Grilled Pork Skewers with Peaches

We just can't get enough of this peachy, simple, skewer-y, summer salad of sorts that comes together in far less than an hour. Prep, grill, toss. You're done.
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Lamb Sheekh Kebab

Ground lamb skewers from the cookbook Dishoom that perfectly balance the ratio of earthy meat with warming spices.
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Grilled Vegetable Skewers with Harissa-Marinated Halloumi

Intrigued? You should be. A couple of the niftiest cooking tricks we know are at play in these ridiculously easy grilled vegetable skewers with chile-doused oozy melty cheese.
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Grilled Pork Skewers

Quick! Easy! Delicious! Everyday ingredients! Very few dishes to wash! These pork skewers genuinely deliver on those oft overused promises. Swear.
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Chicken Yakitori with Honey Sauce

Japanese grilling at its sweetest--and simplest, with just a quick turn over the coals and a happy little sauce of soy, sake, honey, and ginger for dipping and drizzling.
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Catalan Lamb Skewers

A Catalan dish consisting of a Moroccan-inspired marinade, a spoon-licking-good Spanish pepper sauce, and a cooling Middle Eastern cucumber-yogurt salad. Our sorta fusion food.
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Grilled Chicken Skewers

Magnificently easy to marinate. Quick to toss on the grill. And distinctly Thai thanks to the lilt of coconut milk, fish sauce, cilantro, and curry.
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Turkey Kebabs

Easy and exquisitely spiced skewers that take minutes to assemble and toss on the grill. Because you have better things to do than swelter in a hot kitchen slaving over supper.
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Beef Teriyaki

"Wow, wow, wow. We wanted a lot more…and still more…and still some." That's what folks are saying about this simple skewered supper. Tempted? We thought so.
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Eggplant Kebabs

A healthy, veggie-packed dinner that's most magnificent during the height of summer. No turning on the stove required.
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